A Translation into English of the Epic of Kambili (An African Mythic Hero): An Explanation of the Relation of Oral Tradition to Written Text

A Translation into English of the Epic of Kambili (An African Mythic Hero): An Explanation of the Relation of Oral Tradition to Written Text

By: Fritz Pointer (translator)Hardback

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An English translation of an important African epic myth.

Contents

Foreword by Daniel P. Kunene; Chapter 1: Some Background on the Epic; Chapter 2: Griots and Griottes: Composers and Performers; Chapter 3: Kambili and History; Chapter 4: The Hero of the Epic; Chapter 5: Poet and Accompanists; Chapter 6: Modes and Methods of Composition in Kambili; Chapter 7: Praise Songs, Traditional Religion and Islam; Chapter 8: Birth, Tasks and Triumph of Kambili; Chapter 9: In Praise of Kambili Sananfila; Chapter 10: The Story: A Synopsis; The Epic of Kambili (translated to English).

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773426498
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 320
  • ID: 9780773426498
  • ISBN10: 0773426493

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